Painter, Children's Book Author - Illustrator and Instructor
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Lisa Cinelli is a painter, childrenʼs book author/illustrator and Teaching Artist. She has an MA in Illustration from Syracuse University and a BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Lisa taught Childrenʼs Book Illustration at The School of The Art Institute of Chicago from 1994 until the winter of 2013 when she packed up a little yellow truck and moved to New York City.
Lisa works in a studio filled with paints, brushes, easels, books and sketchbooks. She loves color and line. She likes to paint and draw in oils, gouache (an opaque watercolor), and ink.
Lisa travels to schools, conferences and libraries to lead hands on artmaking workshops weaving together the words and pictures of a story. She teaches private classes in painting, drawing, Childrenʼs Book Illustration, preparation of a Picture Book Dummy, and organization of a portfolio.
Studio visits can be arranged by appointment to view artwork, commission a portrait, or for consultation on upcoming projects.
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She won the 1999 Don Freeman Memorial Grant-in-aid for Illustration.
Lisa has taught at Ox-Bow in Saugatuck, MI and enjoyed a residency at Ragdale in Lake Forest, IL.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org | 847-309-3067
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